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April 27, 2015

Ten Smartphones with the Highest Pixel Density

The smartphone wars are no longer just about design, specs and display sizes, now it’s also about having the highest resolution and pixel density that can be fitted in a relatively small display. This have resulted to smartphones equipped with screens so packed that you won’t even notice a fleck of pixel on them. If […]

April 15, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge sales beat expectations

Samsung’s latest flagship phones, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, are reportedly surpassing the company’s projections, which might lead to some supply & demand issues for a while.

March 18, 2015

Smart announces Galaxy S6 Edge on Infinity Plans

Smart has announced that they will be carrying the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge under Smart Infinity Plans with starting monthly fees of Php3,500 to Php8,000.

March 14, 2015

Average LTE speed at 8Mbps in the Philippines, ahead of US at 7Mbps

Recent data gathered by OpenSignal form over 11 million users worldwide shows the state of LTE globally, including specific data for the Philippines.

March 04, 2015

How Samsung won me back with the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

I’ve been waiting for this smartphone maybe since two years ago, but I’ve been constantly disappointed by Samsung with its constant use of plastic, gimmickry and slow TouchWiz. That’s not to say they weren’t improving with every iteration – it’s just that they decided not to take a lot of risks and go with very […]

January 30, 2015

Top Smartphones Rocking the Snapdragon 805 CPU

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon series of mobile chips are known for their prowess and stability. They recently introduced the Snapdragon 810 processor that aims to accomplish an array of tasks, but have only graced a select number of devices so far. So for now, we take a look at some of the best smartphones out in the market […]

December 18, 2014

11 of the Best-Looking Smartphones We’ve Seen in 2014

We’ve seen a lot of smartphones this year, from entry-level to flagship, to the most affordable to the most expensive. Although we mostly gauge a smartphone by specs and features, looks are important as well. Here are eleven of the best-looking smartphones we’ve seen in 2014.

October 24, 2014

OpenSignal compares Globe and Smart’s LTE speed

OpenSignal, a company specializing in wireless coverage mapping, released a report that focuses on Philippine Internet – particularly our LTE speed. They compared two of our telecoms (Globe and Smart) to show where they stand in terms of download speed, upload speed, and latency.

September 07, 2014

Smart brings Wikipedia Zero to PH

Smart Communications and Wikimedia foundation have recently inked a deal which will allow the two parties to give Smart, Talk ‘N Text and Sun Cellular subscribers free and unlimited access to Wikipedia through the initiative called Wikipedia Zero.

October 26, 2013

Razer: No cheap Blade & Haswell Edge, possible phone

Coming over for the Pinoy Gaming Festival, Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan visits the Philippines. We got our chance to interview the Chief Gamer and we got a lot of insights on what Razer’s plans are for the future & for its Filipino gamers out there.

January 02, 2013

YugaTech’s Top 10 Smartphones of 2012

The year 2013 is already here and now’s the time to look back at last year’s smartphones that captured the attention of the tech world as well as the hearts and pockets of many consumers. Here is YugaTech’s Top 10 Smartphones of 2012:

November 05, 2012

DEVANT 50iTV630 Smart 3D Internet TV Review

We’ve had this 50-inch Smart 3D Internet TV from DEVANT for a couple of weeks already and it’s been sitting in the living room for the most part of this review.

August 25, 2012

Smart LTE launched; we got the fine details

Smart today held the commercial launch of their LTE service in the Philippines. This puts Smart as the first commercial provider of 42Mbps LTE service in the country.

July 31, 2012

Round-up: Top 10 Flagship Smartphones

If you were wondering who makes the best flagship handsets, we’ve come up with a master list of the top 10 flagship handsets. Feel free to read on after the break.

July 16, 2012

PH Smartphone sales grew by 400%, now at 29% share

In recent studies done by GfK, it seems that handset manufacturers are doing a pretty good job so far in keeping price-conscious Juan engaged with their competitive smartphone offerings.

January 31, 2012

Tangram Smart Case 2 for the iPhone 4 and 4S

This new Smart Case 2 from Tangram arrived the other day and I immediately tried it out on my iPhone 4S. I am also told I can give one away to our readers here so head on below and check it out.

June 09, 2008

SmartBro 3G on its way to HSDPA 3.6Mbps?

With the purchase of PLDT/Smart of CURE, the company now has a wider band for its 3G network. With the largest spectrum of 15MHz, Smart already uses the 1920-1935MHz and the 2010-2025MHz band. The additional frequencies from CURE would practically double its capacity and pave the way for higher 3G speeds.

June 25, 2015

Hands-on with the Cubix Cube

During the launch of the Cherry Mobile Flare X , we also got to play around with the Cubix Cube, the new wallet-friendly octa-core from Cherry Mobile which will be available starting tomorrow noon at Lazada for Php4,490.

June 14, 2015

Huawei P8 Review

Launched last June 2 in Singapore, the Huawei P8 is the latest flagship together with the phablet counterpart, the P8 Max. Check out our full review of the Huawei P8 after the break.

June 10, 2015

Starmobile KNIGHT Vision hands-on, first impressions

For those who just can’t miss their favorite TV shows while still being on-the-go, you may want to check this out. Starmobile’s KNIGHT Vision sports a large screen for your daily browsing needs as well as watching local channels. Here’s our quick hands-on experience with it.

June 01, 2015

LG G4 Review

As more and more smartphone vendors go the direction of glass and metal alloy in their flagship devices, LG took a different step to differentiate its flagship device in 2015. But is the perception merely skin deep? Check out our full review of the LG G4 after the break.

May 27, 2015

LG G4 Quick Review

LG continued to ride on their success with the G3 from last year so this year’s flagship, the LG G4, improved on that with refinements that went as far as incorporating an authentic leather design. Check out our initial review of the LG G4 below.

May 21, 2015

Huawei Honor 6 Plus First Impressions

During the launch of the three new Huawei Honor smartphones last week, we got a chance to play around with the new Honor 6 Plus and be acquainted with some of its features. Head past the break to see our first impression of the flag bearer of the Honor lineup.

May 14, 2015

Lenovo A7000 hands on, first impressions

Officially introduced here in the Philippines just last night, Lenovo announces its new A7000 that took the label as the first smartphone to have Dolby ATMOS sound technology. Our friends from the company was kind enough to immediately lend us a unit to test out and here are our initial thoughts.

May 13, 2015

Asus Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) Review

Tablets have evolved from being just a go-to device for media consumption into an all-in-one device; thanks to the integration of voice and SMS functionalities. Asus continues to bank on that formula by releasing tablets with phone features like the Asus FonePad 8 (FE380CG) which we will review in this post.

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